The UAP Inc. automotive aftermarket distribution network, has announced that Pieces d’autos Paul Lavigne Inc. has joined the NAPA network.
With three existing stores, Lavigne has been a player in the East Montreal market and will now conduct business under the NAPA Auto Parts identity.
The business had been operating as part of the Uni-Select distribution network.
As part of the deal, Lavigne has also purchased the former NAPA corporate store on Haig Street next door to UAP’s Canadian Headquarters.
“This transaction represents a major advance for NAPA in East Montreal and is completely in line with our business development strategy for Quebec,” stated Terry LeBlanc, executive vice-president, Auto Parts Division.
With a demonstrated history of outstanding customer service and knowledgeable employee’s, Lavigne’s four locations will employ more than 75 employees and generate sales in excess of 11 million dollars.
According to Paul Lavigne, “we built our business on exceptional customer service and expertise. Together with the quality parts and advantages that our NAPA association will make available we expect to be the undisputed first choice for aftermarket supply and customer solutions in East Montreal.”
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